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  • Tu-95 close up (short video)
    Posted by Robert Wall 2:25 PM on Mar 26, 2009

    Russia’s decision to fly long-range missions with its air force has yielded some very nice photos. Now, thanks to the Danish air force, we also have a nice video (even if a only a short one):

    The Tu-95 was video was taken yesterday. The Danes were at Keflavik air base, where they are on a NATO rotation. For NATO pilots, it’s become the preferred place for Tu-95 spotting.

    Two Danish F-16s were involved in the meeting.

    There’s been a slew of these encounters in recent months. Here’s a snapshot:

    The Eurofighter Typhoon also has had its close-up moment with the Tu-95 Bear.

    As has the F-22.

    As has the Mirage 2000.

    Tags: ar99, Bear, Denmark, Russia

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